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CONFIG_USB_SERIAL_OPTION: USB Option PCMCIA serial driver

General informations

The Linux kernel configuration item CONFIG_USB_SERIAL_OPTION has multiple definitions:

USB Option PCMCIA serial driver found in drivers/usb/serial/Kconfig

The configuration item CONFIG_USB_SERIAL_OPTION:

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Say Y here if you want to use an Option card. This is a GSM card, controlled by three serial ports which are connected via an OHCI adapter located on a PC card.

To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module will be called option.

USB driver for GSM and CDMA modems found in drivers/usb/serial/Kconfig

The configuration item CONFIG_USB_SERIAL_OPTION:

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Say Y here if you have a GSM or CDMA modem that's connected to USB.

This driver also supports several PCMCIA cards which have a built-in OHCI-USB adapter and an internally-connected GSM modem. The USB bus on these cards is not accessible externally.

Supported devices include (some of?) those made by: Option, Huawei, Audiovox, Novatel Wireless, or Anydata.

To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module will be called option.

If this driver doesn't recognize your device, it might be accessible via the FTDI_SIO driver.

Hardware

USB

Numeric ID (from LKDDb) and names (from usb.ids) of recognized devices:

LKDDb

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